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by Afakaz
Fri Oct 18, 2013 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1279: "Reverse Identity Theft"
Replies: 144
Views: 40925

Re: 1279: "Reverse Identity Theft"

Joining the crowd as someone who was completely lost on this and had to read the thread to follow what was going on. I have a completely unique name, only something like 30 people in this country have the same last name as me and none share a first name, but I've never used my name as a personal e-m...
by Afakaz
Fri May 17, 2013 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1213: "Combination Vision Test"
Replies: 159
Views: 65819

Re: 1213: "Combination Vision"

mrlawson wrote:*sigh*
I saw a schooner.
:-(


You dumb bastard! That's not a schooner, it's a sailboat!
by Afakaz
Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1085: "ContextBot"
Replies: 39
Views: 16417

Re: 1085: "ContextBot"

Oh no, not again...

(he has just spontaneously materialized several thousand feet in the air above the planet Magrathea. Also he is a pot of petunias. Also it seems to be Arthur Dent's fault AGAIN. Also there's this whale...
by Afakaz
Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0830: "Genetic Analysis"
Replies: 96
Views: 26647

Re: 0830: "Genetic Analysis"

Well, if the bump on his wrist IS a watch, it's on his right wrist, which would imply that he's probably left handed.

He might also be a sex addict, which, coupled with the left-handedness, might explain the overgrown biceps on the left arm. </my $0.02>
by Afakaz
Mon Oct 05, 2009 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0645: "RPS"
Replies: 185
Views: 51728

Re: "RPS" Discussion

I grew up working the front counter at a family-owned bookstore, and our "register" was a leedger sheet and a polish calculator. I was 10 before I learned to use a standard notation calculator, lol
by Afakaz
Wed Apr 29, 2009 5:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0575: "Tag Combination"
Replies: 76
Views: 21958

Re: "Tag Combination" Discussion

5 minutes later and I am still rofl'ing at the alt text
by Afakaz
Fri Jan 16, 2009 7:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0531: "Contingency Plan"
Replies: 135
Views: 26759

Re: "Contingency Plan" discussion

The 1993 film Jurassic Park, which is based on the 1990 Michael Crichton novel Jurassic Park, features dinosaurs that were genetically altered so they could not produce lysine. This was supposed to prevent the cloned dinosaurs from leaving the park, forcing them to depend on lysine supplements prov...
by Afakaz
Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0511: "Sleet"
Replies: 83
Views: 20033

Re: "Sleet" Discussion

darktan wrote:I wonder if he did the 'let it snow' thing on purpose, just to mess with his readers, there is precedent for this:
http://xkcd.com/389/


For major lols, try playing the music that's shown in that strip, those of you who are so inclined
by Afakaz
Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0508: "Drapes"
Replies: 196
Views: 62412

Re: "Drapes" Discussion

GodShapedBullet wrote:
Not Jeff wrote:
sargeras0000 wrote:So Jeff...what is the answer?

Does the carpet really match the drapes?

:mrgreen:


Check the name, it's Not Jeff. And it only matches in eloquence, never in style.


That's a really classy answer, ~Jeff.


Did you perhaps mean !Jeff? Approximately Jeff doesn't make much sense to me
by Afakaz
Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)
Replies: 544
Views: 262633

Re: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)

PRENOTE: This was written about a girl named Kolika, and she's 20, hence the reference in the 7th line. I know it doesn't follow any particular form but my work never does, and I think it's got a nice flow to it if you can hear it. I showed it to her and she told me I needed to put it here, so I did...
by Afakaz
Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0334: "Wasteland"
Replies: 199
Views: 29555

Re: "Wasteland" discussion

Ouch.
by Afakaz
Fri Sep 22, 2006 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Weird Al - White & Nerdy Video
Replies: 30
Views: 14260

ERTW wrote:There's an error in their Schrodinger equation :shock:


He shows Planck's constant instead of Dirac's constant! I thought something looked messed up
by Afakaz
Wed Sep 20, 2006 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 695771

18/M/LA, CA, USA, thought by the end of the week, I'll be moved to San Jose.

I'm working at Starbucks right now. Yeah, I"m a corporate whore. the benefits are awesome, though. :-D
by Afakaz
Wed Sep 20, 2006 12:46 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Weird Al - White & Nerdy Video
Replies: 30
Views: 14260

Is that Seth Green in the action figure segment?
by Afakaz
Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Cancer Test
Replies: 11
Views: 8563

1/13 or thereabouts is my calculation. I'm too lazy to go into full calculations on this, but something like an 8% chance.
by Afakaz
Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Penny Arcade comic?
Replies: 8
Views: 6663

/me is not ashamed to admit that he's played all three Seiken Densetsu games...
by Afakaz
Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0155: "Search History"
Replies: 87
Views: 26449

Every iteration of H2G2 was different from every other. There are many who'd claim the books suck, cause they're not like the radio broadcast. Many more who'd claim the second radio broadcast sucked, cause it's not like the first radio broadcast. And of course the TV show sucked, cause it wasn't lik...
by Afakaz
Fri Sep 15, 2006 2:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0155: "Search History"
Replies: 87
Views: 26449

Adams was clearly asserting that the universe was meant to be viewed in base 13, and we've just got the wrong of it.

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